the idea of writing the diary is to eventually read it (or its contents), hopefully giving life to the text effects/style. i therefore created a puredata patch to modulate my voice in four different ways depending on the text style: normal, bold, italics, and strikethrough. the following is a recording of the first five entries, using the modulator:

(click here to play/download the audio if the player doesn’t work)

here is a screenshot of the patch. it can be found in the project repository.

screenshot of the puredata patch i made to modulate my voice in four different ways

it’s interesting to think that the whole first diary (60 entries) can be read as a full-length performance…